Thank You, Farmers! #SpoonSalute and #FranklinCoHarvest Continues!

Disclaimer: The Franklin County Harvest Bloggers Tour was sponsored by the The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce & Franklin County Farm Bureau who provided our lodging, meals and activities. All opinions and thoughts are totally my own. Do you know how many ears of corn grow on a single stalk on average?  That is just one of the things that I learned on my recent Franklin County Harvest Bloggers Tour weekend.  I honestly learned more that weekend than I could have imagined. Not that I am … [Read more...]

The Franklin County Harvest Blogger Tour Continues: Wiggle Cars and Mealworms

Disclaimer: The Franklin County Harvest Bloggers Tour was sponsored by the The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce & Franklin County Farm Bureau who provided our lodging, meals and activities. All opinions and thoughts are totally my own. I have already started my readers on the journey of the bloggers who participated in the Franklin County Harvest Bloggers Tour and this will be the second post in my series.  If you missed the first one you can click here to read all about our lodging for … [Read more...]

Franklin County Harvest Bloggers Tour—First Rate Lodging

I hardly know where to start with sharing my past weekend in Franklin County but I decided to start with our lodging for the weekend.  The entire weekend was sponsored and paid for in full by the Franklin County Farm Bureau and Franklin County Tourism . I will be writing many posts about this event and that was an expectation of attending this weekend but I am thrilled to highlight all that we experienced over the weekend.  Trust me---it was a lot of fun. Chris was able to make it back from … [Read more...]

Extraordinary—-#FranklinCoHarvest

Extraordinary That one word describes the weekend. I am recovering from a very wonderful weekend.  Today's post will be brief as my brain is a bit fried.  If I tried to even attempt to begin a post I would not be able to do it justice so......I am going to wait, organize my thoughts and my hundreds of pictures and plan some posts that will really do the entire weekend justice. Suffice it to say Franklin County ---Iowa put out the red carpet for the bloggers for their 3rd Annual Franklin … [Read more...]

It’s Fall in North Iowa, Y’all!

I am giving in and just saying it---it's fall.  It really is. I have been trying to live in denial but as I type this today it is totally fall weather outside.  The pictures above show my fabulous mums and pumpkins (and notice that adorable pumpkin holder!) that I got at a local small family business--Anderson's.  Their selection was fabulous and I loved being able to support a nice local small town business.  When the mums start really opening they are going to be amazing. Speaking of … [Read more...]